Market Overview


  • Live Cattle Higher

    2015 Jan 27, 9:57am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    April Live Cattle is trading at 149.77, up 1.77. February Cattle is up 1.60 at 151.47. Trading is choppy. Market talk is that the East Coast storm is likely to slow beef movement this week, as business from restaurants and retail outlets may fall. Some chatter that buying on Monday at stores in the...

  • Lean Hogs Higher

    2015 Jan 27, 9:47am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Lean Hogs are trading higher Tuesday morning on some weather impacts. February Lean Hogs are up 0.97 at 71.80. April Lean Hogs are trading at 74.10, up 1.47. June Lean Hogs are trading at 83.35, up 1.15. Market chatter is about the East Coast blizzard. Choppy trading is likely. There is market talk...

  • USD/JPY Drifting Lower

    2015 Jan 27, 8:51am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The USD/JPY pair is trading at 117.58, down 1.07. Trading is active and near the lows of the session. Market chatter about weak U.S. data is filtering in. Dow Futures were down 300 points and USD/JPY was offered and moved lower .

  • U.S. Data May Be Released Late

    2015 Jan 27, 8:12am Futures, Commodities, Forex, Markets

    Market talk is going around that because of the delayed opening of the Washington, D.C. offices of the U.S. Federal Government, the durable goods data at 8:30 a.m. ET and the new home sales data to be released at 10:00 a.m. ET may be delayed Tuesday morning.

  • US Stock Futures Drop Ahead Of Earnings, Economic Data

    2015 Jan 27, 7:18am DD, HURN, JP Morgan, MSFT, News, PII, RENT, US Stock Futures

    Pre-open movers US stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade. Data on durable goods for December will be released at 8:30 a.m. ET, while the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index for November will be released at 9:00 a.m. ET. The Markit PMI services index for January will be released at...

  • AUD/USD Higher

    2015 Jan 27, 6:54am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The AUD/USD is trading at 0.7938, up 0.0015. Trading in the Asia session and Europe has been firm. The pair is modestly off the overnight highs and trading steady ahead of the U.S. trading session.

  • USD/JPY Lower

    2015 Jan 27, 6:52am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The USD/JPY pair is trading at 118.02, down 0.0051. Trading is active and near the lows of the session. Market chatter is about U.S. data due at 8:30 a.m. ET and the Federal Reserve meeting this week. Chatter is that U.S. Stock Index futures are a bit lower and that has led to some pressure on USD/...

  • EUR/USD Higher

    2015 Jan 27, 6:50am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The EUR/USD pair is at 1.1272, up 0.0023. Market talk continues about the European Central Bank's quantitative easing. While trading higher, the euro is off the highs set overnight at 1.1345 and drifting lower. The ECB is holding talks with finance ministers from the eurozone. Benoit Coeure, a...

  • U.S. Dollar Index Lower

    2015 Jan 27, 6:46am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The March U.S. Dollar index is at 95.07, down 0.05. Trading is choppy and most market talk is beginning to look ahead to U.S. data at 08:30 a.m. ET. Market talk about tensions in the Ukraine and events in the Middle East are making the rounds.

  • USD/CAD At New Multi-Year Highs

    2015 Jan 27, 6:45am Futures, Forex, Markets

    The USD/CAD pair is trading at 1.2487; a new multi-year high was set in overnight trading. Trading is fairly steady Tuesday morning. Chatter about weak energy pressuring prices over the long haul and Bank of Canada Policy has supported the U.S dollar.

  • GBP/USD Steady After GDP

    2015 Jan 27, 6:44am Futures, Forex, Markets

    U.K. growth in Q4 was +0.5 percent on the quarter and +2.7 percent on the year. The first estimate was +2.6 percent. Slight declines in production and construction reduced the expansion. The U.K. services sector is the main driver of growth. Output slowed to 0.1 percent in November. Bank of...

  • Soybeans Unchanged

    2015 Jan 27, 6:42am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    March Soybeans are trading at 983 1/2. March Soymeal is trading higher at 339.2, up 0.2. March Soybean Oil is trading at 31.09, up 0.09. Soymeal closed firm on Monday and was supportive to soybean. Good export news and talk that Brazil's crop may have suffered some during the dry weather in early...

  • NY Cocoa Little Changed

    2015 Jan 27, 6:41am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    March Cocoa is trading at 2736, down 1. May cocoa is trading at 2740, down 1. Cocoa closed lower on Monday for the sixth day in a row. Chatter about slow demand and long liquidation that has kept downward pressure on cocoa.

  • NY Coffee Higher

    2015 Jan 27, 6:40am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    March NY Coffee is trading at 162.70, up 0.85. May Coffee is trading at 165.10, up 0.55. Market talk is about the East Coast blizzard and traders are expecting wide trading ranges. Chatter continues about weather in Brazil and how it impacts the crop. In other NY Soft Commodities, March Cotton is...

  • Sugar Lower

    2015 Jan 27, 6:39am Futures, Commodities, Markets

    March Sugar is trading at 15.15, down 0.20. May Sugar is trading at 15.50, down 0.18. Chatter about excess global supplies and soft global demand, along with weak energy continue to exert downward pressure on sugar prices.


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